Monthly Archives: June 2021

Wednesday June 30, 2021 – Threats? or Opportunities?

Matthew 5:38-42  38“You have heard that it was said, ‘Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.39But I tell you, Do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to  him the other also. 40And … Continue reading

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Tuesday June 29, 2021 – Tokens of kindness from our Lord

Psalm 62:8  Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge. Have you ever noticed how refreshing some little things can be?  Like a gentle breeze on a warm summer’s … Continue reading

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Monday June 28, 2021 – Our legacy either good or…

Proverbs 4:18 – The path of the righteous is like the first gleam of dawn, shining ever brighter till the full light of day. Consider this verse in describing the trail we leave behind us rather than the path in … Continue reading

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Sunday June 27, 2021 – A great Grad School experience!

Proverbs 22:6  Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it. A few days ago (June 22) I used the illustration of training our children when they were little … Continue reading

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Saturday June 26, 2021 – Dealing with the “wilting” around us

Proverbs 12:25  An anxious heart weighs a man down, but a kind word cheers him up. For a season I worked at Wal-Mart in the GardenCenter.  The spring and summer were really busy times and we had thousands of plants … Continue reading

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Friday June 25, 2021 – What is our “normal”?

I Thessalonians 5:16-18   Be cheerful no matter what; pray all the time; thank God no matter what happens.  This is the way God wants you who belong to Christ Jesus to live. (The Message) It’s been a bit frustrating as … Continue reading

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Thursday June 24, 2021 – It was $1 more than we had!

Philippians 4:19  And my God will meet all your needs according to his glorious riches in Christ Jesus. Donna and I were married in the fall of 1970 right after I graduated from Michigan State.  That next January we were … Continue reading

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Wednesday June 23, 2021 – A “more excellent way”

Proverbs 3:3-4  Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart. 4 Then you will win favor and a good name in the sight of God and man. Love … Continue reading

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Tuesday June 22, 2021 – A helpful illustration

Romans 13:10  Love does no harm to its neighbor. Therefore love is the fulfillment of the law. Over the years I have been greatly helped by focusing on the importance of biblical love.  Love always takes priority.  While we are free … Continue reading

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Monday June 21, 2021 – Friendship: Such an opportunity!

John 15:14  You are my friends if you do what I command. Friends.  Have you ever considered what a broad spectrum that word covers?  People we see and speak to at church, at school or at work.  People we hang … Continue reading

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